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date: 20 February 2020

Robinson, Henry Crabblocked

  • Vincent Newey


Robinson, Henry Crabb (1775–1867), diarist and journalist, was born on 13 May 1775 in South Gate Street, Bury St Edmunds, the third and youngest son of Henry Robinson (1736–1815), tanner, and his first wife, Jemima, née Crabb (1736–1793). To his mother's strong influence he attributed the '...

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